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Metadata for Float Type: APEX_TSO3

internal ID number                      1219
transmission ID number                  02781
transmission type                       ARGOS
instrument type                         APEX_TSO3
ARGOS program number                    12281
WMO ID number                           5900952
WMO instrument type (table 1770)        846
WMO recorder type (table 4770)          60
start time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]       29 05 2005 08 24
status of start time                    as recorded
launch time [dd mm yyyy hh mm (Z)]      29 05 2005 10 00
status of launch time                   as recorded
launch position [lat latm lon lonm]     22. 41. -158. -06.0
status of launch position               as recorded
delay of first down time [hours]        06
down time [days]                        5.
up time [hours]                         13.
transmission repetition rate [sec]      36.
clock drift [hours/hours]               0
last cycle                              n/a
calib eq 1 for salinity                 sslope*cnts+soff
calib coef for salinity                 SSLOPE=0.001; SOFF=0.0;
calib eq 1 for temperature              tslope*cnts+toff
calib coef for temperature              TSLOPE=0.001; TOFF=0.0;
calib eq 1 for pressure                 pslope*cnts+poff
calib coef for pressure                 PSLOPE=0.1; POFF=0.0;
calib eq 1 for oxygen                   tt=(T+273.15)
calib eq 2 for oxygen                   oxsol(T,S)[ml/l], Garcia&Gordon (1992), Limnol. & Oc. 37(6), 1307 - 1312
calib eq 3 for oxygen                   OX=soc*(cnts + foffset)*(1.0 + aa*T + bb*T^2 + cc*T^3)*OXSOL*exp(pcor*P/tt)
calib coef for oxygen                   SOC=2.5713e-4; FOFFSET=-798.7217; AA=-2.1892e-3; BB=1.1316e-4; CC=-1.7165e-6; PCOR=0.036
calib eq 1 for voltage                  vslope*cnts+voff
calib coef for voltage                  VSLOPE=0.077; VOFF=0.523;
calib eq 1 for vacuum                   vacslope*cnts+vacoff
calib coef for vacuum                   VACSLOPE=-0.289; VACOFF=-29.869;
conductivity calibration date           12 04 2005
temperature calibration date            12 04 2005
pressure calibration date               11 04 2005
oxygen calibration date                 12 04 2005
float manufacturer                      Webb
float serial number                     1494
PI                                      Stephen Riser
principal investigator address          UW, Seattle
originating country                     USA
float deployer                          Dana Swift
float deployer address                  UW, Seattle
deployment type                         R/V
deployment platform                     Kilo Moana
deployment cruise id                    n/a
profile at deployment                   n/a
nominal drift pressure [dbar]           1000
cycles for drift pressure               1
nominal profile pressure [dbar]         2000 1000
cycles for profile pressure             1 3
Profile Sampling Method                 discrete
pump type                               260ml
conductivity sensor type                SBE41
conductivity sensor manufacturer        SBE
conductivity sensor serial number       1679
temperature sensor type                 SBE41
temperature sensor manufacturer         SBE
temperature sensor serial number        1679
pressure sensor type                    2900 PSIA
pressure sensor manufacturer            DRUCK
pressure sensor serial number           6014
oxygen sensor type                      SBE43
oxygen sensor manufacturer              SBE
oxygen sensor serial number             0053
battery type                            Alkaline
initial battery voltage [volt]          15.3
ROM version                             070104
Board version                           APF-9A
Board serial number                     0035
comment                                 Float has SBE43 and Aanderaa optode oxygen sensors
                                        This float was recovered and redeploy now